Burritos are just one of those that I call "yummy luxuries" in my simple life. It never fails to give me the satisfaction after a quick bite. I have a favorite food stand that I frequently pass by who got the precise taste for my craving taste buds.
Do you have your own particular flavor for this food? I like mine spicy. Have you tried buying a lot like there is no tomorrow? I did. Sometimes, I got this greedy habit when it gets to my favorite food.
I stored some in the fridge. Yet the question is, "How to reheat a burrito to make it taste just like when you freshly bought it, hot and delicious?". We will learn how to reheat it in no time but first, let us know some facts about burrito!
Burritos are one of the high-selling items in Tex-Mex restaurants. In Spanish, "Burro" means donkey. "Burrito" means a little donkey. Yet, in all the recipes I searched for burritos, there is no ingredient that is related to a donkey. I was wondering, why did they choose the name?
All I’ve got is a tale of how this dish was sold a long time ago. It was told that at first in Mexico, this tortilla wrapped food was sold out by a man (Juan Mendez) using a donkey cart. The tortilla flour keeps the meat mixture warm inside. As time passed by, the dish became popular and hence known today as "Burrito".
This is commonly called in Mexico "Tacos de Harina". I like to think of it that way, because we can never be sure about its true origin.
Burritos are delicious in its own special way. It is best eaten when warm. So, when you got leftover burritos or just bought some but took you a long while to eat, you will feel the need to reheat them.
However, it is a little tricky when it comes to reheating because if you do not know how to do it, it will end up so mushy. If you do it just right, you will enjoy a burrito as fresh as you have bought it!
So here are a few steps and tips on how to do it.
I found out that we have different methods on reheating the burrito leftovers. This means people have their own preferences on how they like it. The reheating is also dependent on what type of burrito you have on hand.
Burritos have different types. Each type has a different filling or even a different method of wrapping it up. When it comes to heating, you need to consider the meat mixture inside. The length of time will vary because of this.
I guess you need to do the reheating several times to master your desired result. Of course, this may mean you have to buy more of it!
All burritos are wrapped up with tortilla flour. The difference between each type is the filling inside.
This simple burrito is smaller in size compared to other types. The filling includes beef meat and refried beans. This classic burrito is usually the basis of the other types.
With steamed tortilla, it weighs 800 grams making it the largest burrito worldwide. This could be your meal for the whole day! Because of its enormous size, this is usually packed with tin foil so it won’t burst open.
This is an impeccable mix of Mexican flavors of marinated tender chicken or beef together with crispy French fries.
This burrito is made for breakfast so it is stuffed with everything you usually eat at breakfast (bacon, sausage, eggs, chorizo). Sure gives you a good start for the day.
Unlike other types, this burrito is stuffed with the traditional fillings but then layered with green or red chili based sauce. My favorite kind of spicy burrito!
This wrapped burrito is deep fried. Its ingredients include tender ground beef and tangy bell peppers encased in the well-known crunchy tortilla. It is the most prevalent shared photos on Instagram because of its distinctive appearance.
A mixture of Korean and Mexican flavor the fillings include Asian ingredients and fish. Now to be booming in business, this type has climbed high in the market.
Was your reheating a success? You have learned how to reheat burrito and its different kinds today. However, you can make your own style out of it. Tortillas are being sold everywhere; if you have some on hand in your pantry, you can make your own stuffing however you like it to be.
You’ll never know, you can create a new type of burrito that will be sold out worldwide! To those who are interested you can start inventing it now, and don’t forget to share with us! Good luck!
There’s nothing in this world that excites me more other than cooking. From appetizers to desserts, since then, I’ve always been passionate on making foods.